The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank 73 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing SDH 3 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.55% 0.38% 1.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.46% 0.97% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £60,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.64%
SDH
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 206 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 37.61% 38.72% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 95 141 140
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,200 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

SDH
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Bracknell region.

SDH Salary Trend in Bracknell

SDH
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Cramer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Velocity
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) JAX-WS
2 2 (50.00%) JavaFX
2 2 (50.00%) MetaSolv
2 2 (50.00%) JAXB
2 2 (50.00%) BEA
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) WSDL
2 2 (50.00%) Toad
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) Swing
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Toad
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Swing
2 2 (50.00%) J2SE
2 2 (50.00%) JMS
2 2 (50.00%) WSDL
2 2 (50.00%) JAXB
2 2 (50.00%) Velocity
2 2 (50.00%) JAX-WS
2 2 (50.00%) JavaFX
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) JDBC
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Cramer
2 2 (50.00%) BEA
2 2 (50.00%) MetaSolv